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One-Click Tethering Solution for AT&T and Rogers One X

In many cases, getting tethering to work on a device requires someone to hack the original, carrier-supplied tethering app, re-releasing it for users to install and use. While this works, it often takes a while for the hacks to pop up and sometimes they can be a bit finicky. Thankfully, AT&T and Rogers HTC One...

Compiling from Source the Easy Way

Not too long ago, we took a look at a simple, but comprehensive guide created by XDA Forum Senior Member neroyoung aimed at helping Android beginners get started with some basic ROM alteration and customization. However, kitchen work and scripting modifications can hardly be considered actual development work. That said, these methods make it easy for Android beginners to apply...

LGCamera Application Brings Better Camera Experience

While many people don't base their smartphone purchases solely on their camera hardware and software, it is nice knowing that you have at least a competent shooter readily available when you need to snap a quick pic. For some, though, the camera software experience can be very important. As such, there have been a number of...

Sage Advice from Cyanogen Still Valid Today

If you've spent any amount of time on XDA, you've heard of XDA Recognized Developer Cyanogen or the nearly ubiquitous CyanogenMod. In fact, chances are that at you've either run CyanogenMod on one of your devices at some point in the past, or you're running it (or a kanged version) now. In many ways, CyanogenMod represented...

ICS WiFi Calling for T-Mobile Sensation Running Stock and AOSP

One of the best features of many T-Mobile phones is the ability to call people via WiFi. Why would you want to do this? Well, mostly because it doesn't rely on your sometimes finicky mobile connection, instead using WiFi to place calls. Most can imagine why T-Mobile users who had it previously would be a...

Sports Rules & News Brings Global Sports Coverage… and Rules

Two things many mobile users are always in search of are a good sports app and a rule book for their sport of choice. While there are many sports applications for users to select from, most cover only the American "big four"---hockey, (American) football, basketball and baseball. Some people perhaps want to know more about...

Dual Core Mod for the HTC EVO LTE

It's been hardly no time, and already developers here on XDA are finding ways to make the already powerful HTC EVO 4G LTE even faster and achieve better battery life. While the bulk of development is still ahead, some luck in creating custom recoveries can flash kernels despite not having true S-Off has helped things along....

Garble Your Texts with Garble

The tires squeal under the pressure of the Mustang coming to a rapid stop. Agent Will Verduzco leaps from the car and runs towards the ally. Behind him, a black sports utility vehicle speeds around the corner and stops short of the still idling Mustang. Two men in black suits exit the sports utility vehicle with...

SIM Unlock for the HTC Vivid, Raider, and Velocity

The biggest advantage that GSM devices have over CDMA devices is the ability to switch from one carrier to the next, relatively painlessly and without always needing to switch your phone. Making the phone capable of that jump is commonly referred to as SIM unlocking the device, meaning you remove the carrier lock on the...

Facebook Phone to Run Linux and Opera

It's no surprise that the Facebook app is one of the most downloaded apps in the entire Google Play Store. Over the last year, we have seen many advances in Facebook and its mobile application. Many changes have been implemented to make the users' mobile social experience richer, most recently with the purchase of photo-sharing...

How to Build an Android App Part 3: Arduino Development – XDA TV

Last year at Google I/O, Google released the Android Accessory Development Kit. And yesterday we gave a brief primer on the options available for those looking to get started with the ADK. Arduino is the foundation which the Google ADK is based upon. In this video, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler demonstrates setup and use of an...

Latest ICS Build for Xperia Pro Leaked

Developers, start your engines. Or your computers. Or whatever you need to start to get ready to develop things. It seems that with every release of a new Xperia device, that device is immediately stripped down and ported to every other Xperia device out there. This is interesting both because of the inherent difficulties in...